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Hughenden Health Service

icon The Hughenden Health Service provides inpatient, outpatient and emergency care services (24-hours a day, seven days a week).
icon Telehealth services are available, via video conference, for linking patients with specialist services, reducing the need for patient travel.
icon The medical superintendent is the general practitioner for the town which allows for seamless services to patients.
icon The Hughenden Health Service can provide financial assistance through the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme to eligible patients who need to travel away to other health services for procedures and tests not available locally.
icon The Hughenden Health Service provides visiting services, including dental, women's health, allied health and mental health.
icon Community-based staff provide school based health support and child health services.

Address

Richmond Hill Drive
Hughenden QLD 4821

Postal Address: PO Box 228 Hughenden QLD 4821

Phone

+61 7 4741 2800

Fax

+61 7 4741 1617

Office hours

0830 - 1700

Website address

Hughenden Health Service - http://www.health.qld.gov.au/townsville/Facilities/hughenden.asp

Distance to main referring hospital

The Townsville Hospital 386km

Hospital services

24 hour accident & emergency
General Inpatients
General Practice Clinics
Visiting specialist medical services
Long-stay nursing home type beds

Clinics available

Well Women's Clinic

Allied health services

Visiting Social Worker
Visiting Optometrist
Visiting Women's Health Nurse
Community Mental Health Worker
Visiting Occupational Therapist
Visiting Podiatrist
Visiting Speech Therapist
Visiting School Oral Health Services
Dentist
Visiting Physiotherapist
Visiting Psychologist

Outreach services

ATODS
Community Mental Health
Social Workers

Visiting specialist services

Female GP
Paediatrics
Chest Physician
General Surgeon
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Psychiatrist

Community health

Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker
Community Nurse
School Based Youth Health Nurse
Health Promotion Activities

Hughenden Health Centre


Last Updated: 04 April 2012
Last Reviewed: 04 April 2012